City throws weight behind $500,000 housing rehab grant
December 5, 2018
Following a public hearing, the Sweet Home City Council on Nov. 27 approved a resolution to move forward with a request for a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant to pay for home rehabilitation.
Sweet Home is a part of a countywide partnership called the Linn County Housing Rehabilitation Program with Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services. Brownsville, Halsey, Harrisburg, Lebanon, Scio, Sodaville, Tangent, Waterloo and unincorporated areas of Linn County are also partners.
Liza Newcomb, housing rehabilitation manager with Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services, was the only per...